Reconsidering construction robotics

After decades when experts predicted that robots would become more prevalent on construction sites, it would appear that the industry has finally reached that point where necessity, aspiration, and investment are colliding. 


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The BD+C Blog serves as the primary platform for BD+C's editorial team to opine about all things related to the AEC market, from the latest design tools to green building trends. Building Team Bloggers include Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor (rcassidy@sgcmail.com), David Barista, Editorial Director (dbarista@sgcmail.com), John Caulfield, Senior Editor (jcaulfield@sgcmail.com), and David Malone, Managing Editor (dmalone@sgcmail.com).

Green | Oct 6, 2021

My reaction to the UN IPCC Climate Change 2021 report: Ugh!

The recent report of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is not a happy read.

Multifamily Housing | Rob Cassidy Dec 23, 2019

Life Fitness to the rescue! Apartment owners, rejoice!

In response to my earlier blog post about Life Fitness adding prerecorded classes for use with its…
| John Caulfield Dec 18, 2019

Reconsidering construction robotics

After decades when experts predicted that robots would become more prevalent on construction sites, it would appear that the industry has finally reached that point where necessity, aspiration, and investment are colliding. 

Transportation & Parking Facilities | Rob Cassidy Nov 1, 2019

Do car-free downtown zones work? Oslo, yes; Chicago, no

Two recent reports (October 2019) explore whether car-free downtowns really work, based on experience in Oslo, Norway, and Chicago.

Multifamily Housing | Rob Cassidy Sep 4, 2019

Peloton to multifamily communities: Drop dead

Peloton will no longer sell its bikes to apartment communities.

Giants 400 | David Barista Aug 15, 2019

3 ‘Giant’ AEC market trends for 2019-2020

We’re starting to see a shift toward custom research, thanks in part to the influx of data, data tools, and analytics expertise in the AEC market.

Multifamily Housing | David Barista Jul 31, 2019

Amenities war no more? Research report explores multifamily market

Multifamily developers show no signs of pulling back on specialty spaces and unique offerings in an effort to attract high-quality tenants, according to new research from Multifamily Design+Construction.

Multifamily Housing | Rob Cassidy Apr 30, 2018

For housing costs, consider all occupancy costs - not just property taxes

It's inaccurate to focus on property taxes as a percentage of home value without acknowledging the actual cost of housing to which this percentage is applied.


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